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"Mama!"

"Mama!"

Anna Cullen Ft. St. John, BC
14x11inunframed
Price

C$400

Shipping Cost
Free pickup is available from our Vancouver Gallery, or shipping can be provided for additional cost.
We also offer an installment payment program and art installation services: contact us for more details.
About the Artwork

On July 1st, the BC Health Orders relaxed and masks were no longer mandatory. Overnight, a sense of normalcy began to settle again in Fort St John. That day, when I went shopping with baby, I quickly realized that what felt 'normal' to us, was completely abnormal for her.

Our baby was born in August 2020, in the middle a global pandemic. For the entirety of her short 11-month life, her 'normal' was a sea of smile-less faces at the store, spending most days in the safety of our home, hugging grandparents through a iPad screen, and watching Mom jump at every cough and sneeze. The day we walked into Canadian Tire sans masks, she was mesmerized with every smiling face beaming down at her. Her 'normal' had been shattered in the reestablishment of our own.

This was the inspiration for my conceptual piece, "Mama!" I wanted to capture the perspective of the last year and a half from the eyes of the aptly named 'pandemic babies,' and to encourage audiences to reflect on the unknown long-term developmental and social consequences of babies and young children growing up in this alien world engulfed by a global pandemic.

Technique:Acrylic on Canvas
Details & Dimensions
Edition:Original, one of a kind artwork
Unframed Size:14in x 11in
Frame:Not framed
Weight:1.3lbs (estimated)
Shipping & Purchase
Free pickup is available from our Vancouver Gallery, or shipping can be provided for additional cost.
Standard shipping is via Canada Post ground. Typically, packages sent within Canada are received in 5-12 days. For expedited shipping, please contact us for a quote.
A payment program is available with three equal installments- we can work together to support artists and your budget! Contact us for details.

Anna Cullen

Ft. St. John, British Columbia

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